Upstream to both https or http

Edho P Arief edhoprima at
Sun Apr 17 11:39:49 MSD 2011

On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 2:24 PM, speedfirst <nginx-forum at> wrote:
> I have this requirement. I want to use nginx as the reverse proxy, which
> listen on address A and forward the request to the backend server with
> address B. However, if B is down, I want the request to be sent to
> address C. The question is, address B is https and address C is http.
> But for the argument of proxy_pass module, I can only write one prefix
> (either "http" or "https").

you're not supposed to proxy to https backend. And I don't know how
mixed environment like that would work anyway. If the client isn't
using SSL then what's the point. But then if it's SSL then who
supposed to give out the certificate.

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